Adobe plugs critical bugs in Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player
This week, Adobe patched multiple critical vulnerabilities affecting Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat.
Flash for Windows, Macintosh and Linux users resolved 18 unique bugs, an Adobe security bulletin revealed, including four memory corruption vulnerabilities and a heap overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution. An integer overflow bug, type confusion vulnerability and use-after-free vulnerability were also among the plugged holes, which could allow code execution if left open.
Thirty four fixes were applied to Adobe Reader and Acrobat were also addressed on Tuesday.